Josef ALBERSGEMINI G.E.L., Embossed linear construction 2-C Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976


  • United States of America from 1933


publisher (organisation)

Embossed linear construction 2-C 1969 Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief embossing Support: white, wove, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: upper left corner "Arches"
Impression: working proof
Edition: Edition of 100, plus 10 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof II; 3 Gemini impressions; National Council on the Arts impression; cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1969

Edition Notes: Collaboration, processing and proofing by Kenneth Tyler. Edition printing by John Dill. Embossed from one engraved aluminium plate.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed, upper left corner, in pencil "OK" inscribed, lower right corner, in pencil "OK/best look/up/[illegible]" inscribed, lower left corner, in red pencil "Proof - / thick line double thin line - appears to/have higher profile - I will test another engraving and sent it to you love Ken."
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed, upper left corner, in pencil "700"
Dimensions: comp 22.4 h x 52.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 50.2 h x 65.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Danilowitz, Brenda, 2001, The prints of Josef Albers: a catalogue raisonné 1915 - 1976, pp.131 - 132
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.851.8
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy